Calgary police investigate fatal shooting in Douglasdale

Calgary police are investigating a death in a southeast neighbourhood Thursday morning.

EMS confirmed to Global News they were called to a police incident in the 200 block of Douglas Ridge Circle S.E. around 8:30 a.m.

One person was declared dead.

Calgary police said one man is dead after what’s believed to be a targeted shooting in the southeast community of Douglasdale on Dec. 15, 2022. Global News
Calgary police said one man is dead after what’s believed to be a targeted shooting in the southeast community of Douglasdale on Dec. 15, 2022. Global News

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In a news release sent out by police just before 10 a.m. CPS said a man died from a shooting that’s believed to have been targeted.

Homicide investigators are gathering security camera footage along with information from witnesses.

“I heard about five or six gunshots go off,” Jason Vanderhorst, a nearby neighbour told Global News.

“After the gunshots went off, I heard a woman screaming.”

“After that, it went quiet, then maybe 20 minutes later we started hearing sirens all over the place.”

An aerial view of the southeast neighbourhood of Douglasdale where Calgary police say one man is dead after what’s believed to be a targeted shooting on Dec. 15, 2022. Global News

An autopsy will be scheduled for later this week.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact police by calling 403-266-1234. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through the Crime Stoppers website.

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An aerial view of the southeast neighbourhood of Douglasdale where Calgary police say one man is dead after what’s believed to be a targeted shooting on Dec. 15, 2022. Global News
An aerial view of the southeast neighbourhood of Douglasdale where Calgary police say one man is dead after what’s believed to be a targeted shooting on Dec. 15, 2022. Global News

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